Vivatech 2023


Ory Okolloh


Verod Kepple Africa Ventures

Ory is currently a Partner at Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures, a pan-African focused venture capital firm that backs exceptional founders in and from Africa. Previously, Ory was the Managing Director, Omidyar Network and Luminate Group in Africa, both impact investing arms of The Omidyar Group. She serves on the Board of Directors of several organisations including Safaricom PLC, the East African Breweries Limited, Deloitte Africa, the Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company, the Board of Trustees of the Van Leer Group, the Adecco Group Foundation, and is the Chair of the Stanbic Bank Kenya Foundation. Prior to this, Ory was Google’s head of Policy and Government Relations for Africa. Ory was also at the forefront of developing technology innovation as a founding member of Ushahidi. In 2011 Ory was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and one of Africa's most Powerful Women by Forbes Magazine. In 2014 she was named Time 100's most influential people in the world.

My interests

Growth & Investment

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